Emirates A380 A6-EEF EK406 Ohakea Air Force Base Diversion.

Airbus A380-861 MSN135, Emirates A6-EEF, operating the Melbourne – Auckland sector of EK406 Dubai – Melbourne – Auckland diverted via Ohakea Air Force Base this afternoon after a temporary runway closure at Auckland following the rejected take off of a Singapore Airlines aircraft.

Emirates A380 A6-EUE Operates Boston Rotation.

Airbus A380-861 MSN217, Emirates A6-EUE, operated the EK237/EK238 Dubai – Boston rotation today in place of the usual Boeing 777-300ER in for Boston airport to test their new A380 facilities.

Emirates A380 A6-EUT First Flight.

Airbus A380-842 MSN236, Emirates A6-EUT, made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWAP and positioned to Finkenwerder for cabin outfitting.

Emirates A380 A6-EOZ Melbourne Technical Issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EOZ arrived into Melbourne this morning as EK404 from Dubai and Singapore (depart Dubai 18th January), however the return EK405 was cancelled due to a technical issue.

Emirates A380 A6-EEV Operates Delayed Los Angeles Service.

Following the diversion of yesterday’s EK217 Dubai – Los Angeles to Moscow Domodedovo and its subsequent return to Dubai, the flight departed again this afternoon as EK217D operating by Emirates A380 A6-EEV. The aircraft then operated today’s scheduled EK218 Los Angeles – Dubai.

Emirates A380 A6-EOD EK217 Moscow Diversion and Dubai Return.

Emirates A380 A6-EOD operating EK217 Dubai – Los Angeles diverted to Moscow Domodedovo this evening. The diversion appears to have been . The aircraft then departed Moscow Domodedovo to return to Dubai as crew did not have sufficient hours to reach Lis Angeles.

British Airways A380 G-XLEA Operates Delayed Hong Kong Rotation.

Airbus A380-841 MSN095, British Airways G-XLEA, operated yesterday’s delayed BA31 London Heathrow – Hong Kong early this evening as BA31D and will turn around immediately tomorrow to operate today’s BA32 Hong Kong – London Heathrow as a day flight BA32D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDK Returns from Milan Malpensa.

Following its overnight delay, Airbus A380-861 MSN030, Emirates A6-EDK, departed Milan Malpensa late this afternoon operating yesterday’s delayed EK92 Milan Malpensa – Dubai as EK92D.

Emirates A380 A6-EDK Overnight Milan Malpensa Delay.

Airbus A380-861 MSN030, Emirates A6-EDK, operated EK91 Dubai – Milan Malpensa this afternoon, however the return EK92 has been delayed overnight. It is not clear whether this is due to a technical or a crew issue.

Etihad A380 A6-APJ First Flight.

Etihad A380 A6-APJ made its first flight from Toulouse today wearing test registration F-WWAR and positioned Toulouse – Finkenwerder.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQF Returns from Dubai.

Following the technical issue it encountered on 29th December, QANTAS A380 VH-OQF departed Dubai late this afternoon operating the delayed QF2 Dubai – Sydney sector of 30th December as QF2D.